Keith Whittier

Film Reviewer

Ottawa native Keith Whittier has been going to movies for as long as he can remember. He usually sees between 2- 4 movies each week in the theatre. Keith's passion of film extends to different film festivals including the Toronto Film Festivals. Outside of films Keith is also a big sports enthusiast and can be found cheering on the Ottawa REDBLACKSKeith can be heard on a variety of radio stations in Ottawa giving movie reviews and we are very happy to have him as a contributor at Ottawa Life Magazine. Keith can be reached on his Twitter at @cfl_fan or on his website wittywhittier.com
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Cinemas in the post COVID world: An interview with Vince Guzzo

Cinemas in the post COVID world: An interview with Vince Guzzo

You might recognize him from Dragons' Den, Vince Guzzo is the Montreal-based CEO of Cinemas Guzzo. With the positive flair of an entrepreneur ready to turn lemons into lemonade, Guzzo talks about the re-opening of theatres, scheduled for June 26, 2020 in Quebec, which he sees as an opportunity to [...]

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The Main Event: a movie for the whole family from Netflix

The Main Event: a movie for the whole family from Netflix

Synopsis: After discovering a magical mask, an 11-year-old aspiring wrestler enters a competition to become the next WWE superstar. Stars: Seth Carr, Tichina Arnold, Adam Pally Director: Jay Karas Rating: C-

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Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend 2020: No race and no refunds

Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend 2020: No race and no refunds

Canada's biggest race weekend, The Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend, was cancelled this year due to COVID-19. Many events including concerts, festivals and shows have been either postponed or cancelled. Most have offered refunds, defferals until next year or creative options like the TD Ottawa Jazz Festival, [...]

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Good news sports fans: UFC 249 is going ahead this weekend

Good news sports fans: UFC 249 is going ahead this weekend

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has deemed UFC an essential service, greenlighting a return to the Octagon. The headliners for this weekend's fight are Tony Feguson and Justin Gaethje but you'll want to tune in early to catch the some of the great pairings in the prelim fights!

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Find out if Netflix's Love Wedding Repeat is worth a watch

Find out if Netflix's Love Wedding Repeat is worth a watch

Love Wedding Repeat Synopsis: While trying to make his sister's wedding day go smoothly, Jack finds himself juggling an angry ex-girlfriend, an uninvited guest with a secret, a misplaced sleep sedative, and the girl that got away in alternate versions of the same day. Stars: Sam Claflin, Olivia [...]

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The award-winning show that's trending on Netflix — Ozark

The award-winning show that's trending on Netflix — Ozark

A financial advisor drags his family from Chicago to the Missouri Ozarks, where he must launder money to appease a drug boss. 2017 — 3 Seasons Starring: Jason Bateman, Laura Linney, Sofia Hublitz Creators: Creators: Bill Dubuque, Mark Williams —

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Movie review: A Fall From Grace

Movie review: A Fall From Grace

Synopsis: Disheartened since her ex-husband's affair, Grace Waters feels restored by a new romance. But when secrets erode her short-lived joy, Grace's vulnerable side turns violent. Stars: Crystal Fox, Phylicia Rashad, Bresha Webb, Mehcad Brooks Director: Tyler Perry Grade: B

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Movie review: Coffee & Kareem

Movie review: Coffee & Kareem

Synopsis: Twelve-year-old Kareem Manning hires a criminal to scare his mom's new boyfriend — police officer James Coffee — but it backfires, forcing Coffee and Kareem to team up in order to save themselves from Detroit's most ruthless drug kingpin. Stars: Ed Helms, Taraji P. Henson, [...]

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Movie Review: The Invisible Man

Movie Review: The Invisible Man

Synopsis: When Cecilia's abusive ex takes his own life and leaves her his fortune, she suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of coincidences turn lethal, Cecilia works to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see. Stars: Elisabeth Moss, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Aldis Hodge Director: [...]

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Movie Review: The Hunt

Movie Review: The Hunt

If you didn't catch it in the cinema, The Hunt is available on iTunes, Google Play, and at the Cineplex Store. Just make sure the kids are in bed before you start watching! Synopsis: Twelve strangers wake up in a clearing. They don't know where they are, or how they got there. They don't [...]

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